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Sparks re-sign Riquna Williams, who faces assault charges

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks re-signed free agent Riquna Williams, who was arrested last month after fight with her ex-girlfriend at a Florida home. A...

Sparks re-sign Riquna Williams, who faces assault charges

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LA Sparks guard Riquna Williams suspended 10 games for domestic violence incident Veteran guard suspended 10 games for December incidentWilliams, 29, set WNBA single-game scoring record in 2013The WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for a domestic violence incident, one of the longest punishments i...
23:52, 07/16/2019

Remy Ma Faces New Charges in Assault Case Reminisce ‘Remy Ma’ Mackie is facing new criminal complaints for allegedly assaulting her Love & Hip Hop: New York co–star, Brittney Taylor....
18:26, 05/26/2019

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Court documents allege former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip ...
01:52, 06/07/2019

Man Faces Assault Charges for Using Excessive Force on 13-Year-Old After Police Wouldn’t Do It for Him Authorities filed assault charges against a Pennsylvania man, whom they initially declined to arrest, after he was caught on video forcibly restraining a child in a park....
02:52, 07/02/2019

NRL player Jack de Belin faces two new charges over alleged sexual assault Dragons player has pleaded not guilty to one charge relating to alleged rape of 19-year-old woman in December The St George Illawarra Dragons player Jack de Belin will face two new rape charges over the alleged assault of a teenager in Wollongong.The...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly groping and forcibly kissing a woman at a restaur...
19:39, 05/23/2019

Riquna Williams not distracted by court case Los Angeles guard Riquna Williams doesn't feel that her arrest last month has been a distraction to her or her team as the Sparks open up their season. Williams has appreciated the support from her teammates as well.     ...
04:39, 05/27/2019

WNBA guard Riquna Williams arrested for assaulting ex-partner WNBA free agent guard Riquna Williams has been arrested after authorities say she attacked her ex-girlfriend at a Florida home.        ...
01:39, 05/01/2019

Gimelstob to resign from ATP board after assault sentence "Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday."...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Gimelstob says he will resign from ATP board after assault sentence Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony battery charge, the New York Times quoted him as saying on Wednesday....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Williams scores 19, Sparks beat Sky 94-69 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 19 points and the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Chicago Sky 94-69 on Sunday. Los Angeles went on a 17-4 run in the third quarter to lead 67-42 on Tierra Ruffin-Pratt’s 3-pointer with 3:25 left in the pe...
06:13, 07/01/2019

May Faces Calls to Resign Amid a Fresh Brexit Revolt Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals for leaving the European Union, including the resignation of a key cabinet member....
00:13, 05/24/2019

Bolsonaro tight-lipped as minister faces calls to resign over Lula scandal Sérgio Moro had ‘totally inappropriate’ links with prosecutorsMoro jailed Bolsonaro’s top rival, Lula, before Brazil electionBrazil’s justice minister is facing growing calls to resign after a series of politically explosive leaks that some observers...
02:39, 06/12/2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello faces calls to resign over leaked chat Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello is under pressure to resign after leaked online private group chats between he and close associates were revealed over the weekend....
18:00, 07/15/2019

R. Kelly to be arraigned on 11 new sex-assault charges CHICAGO (AP) — Singer R. Kelly is expected to plead not guilty to 11 new sex-related felonies at his Cook County arraignment. Thursday’s hearing in Chicago comes a week after prosecutors announced the new counts, including four aggravated crimi...
06:39, 06/06/2019

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officials, Tucson Police Department received a report May 13 from an alleged sexual assault victim that invo...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Ex-Cowboys player Brent arrested on assault, other charges Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent is being held on charges that include assaulting a public servant after authorities say officers found him intoxicated outside a Dallas-area fast food restaurant       ...
17:26, 07/01/2019

UK retailer Philip Green denies U.S. assault charges British retailer Philip Green, whose Arcadia Group owns major fashion chains such as TopShop, denied on Friday assault charges that had been filed in a U.S. court....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges Former University of Southern California gynecologist George Tyndall pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting 16 students while working for the university....
14:13, 07/02/2019

Ex-USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges A former University of Southern California gynecologist pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 patients, in a scandal that outraged faculty and students at the school....
23:00, 07/01/2019

Ex-USC gynecologist arrested in Los Angeles on sexual assault charges Los Angeles police arrested a former University of Southern California gynecologist on Wednesday on charges of sexually assaulting 16 patients, authorities said, in a case that has already resulted in a $215 million civil settlement....
03:26, 06/27/2019

Wendy Williams’ Son Arrested for Assault After Allegedly Punching His Father, Kevin Hunter It’s good to know Wendy Williams has finally set herself free from years of what appeared to be a very unhappy and unhealthy marriage to Kevin Hunter Sr., but of course, divorce can be quite complicated....
01:26, 05/23/2019

No charges in Kentucky anti-abortion activist assault case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky grand jury has declined to indict a Louisville woman accused of attacking an 82-year-old anti-abortion protester while leaving a woman’s clinic. Court records show a grand jury decided against an assault charge...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Ex-Cowboys player Josh Brent arrested on assault, other charges Josh Brent is being held on charges that include assaulting a public servant after officers found him intoxicated outside a fast food restaurant.       ...
23:39, 07/01/2019

Cardi B Hit With Two Felony Assault Charges Over Strip Club Brawl (NEW YORK) — Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B was charged Friday with new felony charges in a fight last year at a New York City strip club. An indictment filed in state court charges Cardi B with two counts of felony attempted assault and various...
04:39, 06/22/2019

Charges dropped in Phillies' Herrera domestic assault case Domestic assault charges against Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera were dismissed Wednesday after his girlfriend declined to press charges....
22:13, 07/03/2019

Trump faces new sexual assault allegation; he issues denial WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York magazine. Trump is de...
04:13, 06/22/2019

Pro hockey players Sonny Milano, A.J. Greer arrested on assault charges in New York Sonny Milano (Blue Jackets) and A.J. Greer (Avalanche) were arrested on assault charges Sunday morning in NYC, according to NYPD Detective Ahmed Nasser.       ...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Wimbledon Glance: Williams faces Riske in quarterfinals A quick look at Wimbledon: Serena Williams tries to move a step closer to an eighth Wimbledon title when she takes on fellow American Alison Riske in the quarterfinals        ...
22:13, 07/08/2019

Self-described ‘El Chapo of Opioids’ faces federal charges NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey doctor who authorities say referred to himself as the “El Chapo of Opioids” is facing federal charges. Robert Delagente (Dela-GENT-ay) was scheduled in court Monday. The Oakland-based Delagente is charged ...
21:52, 05/13/2019

UTEP QB Locksley faces DWI, marijuana charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley faces multiple charges after his arrest in El Paso, Texas, according to jail records. The son of Maryland coach Mike Locksley, Kai Locksley has been suspended by UTEP, Miners coach Dana Dimel said in a statement....
05:39, 06/09/2019

R. Kelly faces new and more serious charges in sexual abuse case An Illinois grand jury has indicted entertainer R. Kelly on 11 new charges in his sexual assault and sexual abuse case, including four new felonies with maximum penalties of 30 years in prison, according to court documents released Thursday....
03:13, 05/31/2019

Powerful Chicago faces new charges in superseding indictment CHICAGO (AP) — One of the most powerful City Council members in Chicago history faces new federal charges that include racketeering. Among the charges in the superseding indictment handed down Thursday is that Edward M. Burke threatened to oppose a C...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Iowa official who played in NFL faces gun, alcohol charges FOREST CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former NFL defensive lineman who is now a county supervisor in Iowa faces misdemeanor charges after police say he showed up drunk and armed with a pistol at a daytime board meeting. The Mason City Globe-Gazette reports that...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Italian Open: Konta beats Stephens but faces Venus Williams in second match of day Konta beats Stephens 6-7, 6-4, 6-1Osaka beats Cibulkova 6-3, 6-3Johanna Konta came back from a set down to beat Sloane Stephens for arguably the best win of her career in the second round at the Italian Open. However, she must return to the court lat...
15:52, 05/16/2019

| Sheriff's deputy faces 11 charges over Parkland school shooting A Florida sheriff's deputy who was assailed as a "coward" for failing to confront the Parkland school shooter in February last year has been arrested on 11 criminal charges including child neglect....
08:26, 06/05/2019

R. Kelly faces federal kidnapping, child sex, racketeering charges Less than a day after he was arrested for charges in Chicago, singer R. Kelly was faced with five new charges in New York Friday that accuse him of racketeering, kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a child....
00:00, 07/13/2019

Accused UNC shooter Trystan Terrell faces two murder charges The accused gunman in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte that killed two people faces two counts of murder, jail records indicate....
20:39, 05/01/2019

Truck driver faces charges in Colorado crash that killed 4 Prosecutors on Friday filed 40 charges, including four counts of vehicular homicide, against a 23-year-old truck driver accused of causing a fiery pileup that killed four people last week on a Colorado highway....
22:52, 05/03/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new charges of sexual harassment in the workplace McDonald's is facing a new wave of charges of sexual harassment in its restaurants and corporate offices.        ...
18:26, 05/21/2019

Teen faces charges after pal hallucinates from vape pen at school: cops A Florida teen faces felony charges after a classmate landed in the hospital from using his vape pen containing synthetic weed, according to authorities. Adrian Garcia, 17, was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly let a pal at Golden Gate High School ...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Massachusetts man suspected in death of girl, 13, now faces rape charges The Massachusetts man accused of drugging a 13-year-old girl and dropping her off outside at a hospital where she eventually died is now facing an additional charge of aggravated rape, officials said this week....
20:52, 06/05/2019

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
08:13, 06/08/2019

German woman faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a 32-year-old German woman faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Carla-Josephine S., whose last name wasn’t released for privacy reasons, is also charged with child endangerm...
11:26, 06/07/2019

Russian Reporter Who Exposed Moscow Graft Faces Drug Charges The police announced the detention of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on drug charges, a method to silence independent voices that critics say is common....
20:13, 06/07/2019

Teen faces child porn charges for sending pals her own sex tape A Maryland court will decide whether a teen girl can be prosecuted on child porn charges after she allegedly sent pals a video of herself performing oral sex, according to reports. The 16-year-old girl — identified in court papers only as S.K. — was ...
00:26, 06/01/2019

Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash faces extradition to U.S. on bribery charges The Austrian Supreme Court will allow billionaire businessman Dmytro Firtash to be extradited to the United States, where he could face bribery charges and as many as 50 years in prison....
21:39, 06/26/2019

Germany: Syrian faces Islamic State-linked terrorism charges BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say a 31-year-old Syrian citizen faces terrorism charges for joining the Islamic State group in Syria. Fares A.B., whose last name wasn’t released for privacy reasons, is also charged with war crimes and vio...
12:13, 06/19/2019

Rapper Cardi B faces felony charges over strip club fight Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B was indicted on Friday on felony assault charges in connection with a fight at a New York City strip club, court records showed....
17:52, 06/21/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
17:26, 05/21/2019

Serena Williams faces Simona Halep in Wimbledon final chasing 24th Grand Slam Serena Williams faces "pressure times 100" when she plays Simona Halep in the Wimbledon final seeking a 24th Grand Slam singles title, her coach says....
13:52, 07/13/2019

Scot Peterson Faces Court on Parkland School Shooting Neglect Charges At a bond hearing, lawyers for Mr. Peterson, a former sheriff’s deputy, argued that he did not meet the definition of a caregiver for the students who were killed and wounded....
20:13, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
18:52, 05/21/2019

‘Drag This Out as Long as Possible’: Former Official Faces Rare Criminal Charges Under Open-Records Law Public officials who fail to comply with document requests covered by “sunshine” laws are hardly ever prosecuted. Misdemeanor charges against an aide to a previous mayor of Atlanta are a first in Georgia....
10:13, 07/08/2019

New York man faces illegal weapons charges after killing 2 burglars in his home, police say An upstate New York man was charged with felony possession of an illegal handgun after he fatally shot two people burglarizing his home Tuesday afternoon, police said....
15:26, 05/29/2019

For First Time, Pharmaceutical Distributor Faces Federal Criminal Charges Over Opioid Crisis The charges against the wholesaler, Rochester Drug Cooperative, and two of its former executives marked a new tactic for prosecutors in tackling the epidemic of addiction to prescription painkillers....
23:13, 04/28/2019

Bartender faces charges for serving killer before Cowboys party shooting spree A Texas bartender was busted for serving the gunman who went on a deadly, drunken shooting rampage at a Dallas Cowboys watch party nearly two years ago, officials said. Lindsey Glass, 27, was arrested last Tuesday for allegedly violating a state beve...
20:52, 05/06/2019

George Nader, Businessman Named in Mueller Probe, Faces Child Pornography Charges (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia’s agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russi...
00:39, 06/04/2019

Bomb threat targets New Mexico court where leader of armed group faces charges A bomb threat prompted security officers on Monday to evacuate the courthouse where the leader of a paramilitary group that has detained undocumented migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border faces federal weapons charges....
20:13, 04/29/2019

Oklahoma man faces animal cruelty charges after authorities discover garage full of malnourished birds (KFOR) A man could soon be facing animal cruelty charges after a large group of malnourished parrots was seized from his Oklahoma City home. Neighbors say about 15 parrots have been kept in their neighbor’s garage for years, until now. “My frie...
19:00, 07/03/2019

NFL star's distant family members accuse player of making threats as man faces extortion charges The family of a man accused of trying to extort NFL star Tyrann Mathieu of millions of dollars said Wednesday the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive back made threats against them....
21:52, 05/23/2019

The first person Cori Gauff thanked for her win over Venus Williams was Venus Williams A generation of young black tennis players can play unburdened partly due to the path beaten by the Williams sistersTwenty-two years ago in Indian Wells, a 16-year-old Venus Williams, still ranked only 211th in the world, was reeling from a brutal lo...
23:00, 07/02/2019

Theresa May to Resign as U.K. Prime Minister Mrs. May said she would step down as leader of the Conservative Party and then as prime minister, after repeatedly failing to get her Brexit plan through Parliament....
00:39, 05/25/2019

Theresa May to resign as prime minister An emotional Theresa May confirms she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, saying she has done all she can and a new prime minister will have to deliver Brexit....
13:00, 05/24/2019

Theresa May announces she will resign on 7 June Prime minister to leave Downing Street, drawing three-year tenure to a closeToday’s political developments - live updatesTory leadership race: the favourites to replace MayAnalysis: May never had a grip on the crown that fell into her lapTheresa May ...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Mali's PM and his entire government resign Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga and his entire government have resigned, according to a statement from the country's secretary general on Thursday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

| Italian PM says will resign if coalition squabbles persist Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he is ready to resign unless the two parties in the governing populist coalition - the League and the Five Star Movement - stop squabbling....
23:52, 06/03/2019

Christine Lagarde To Resign As IMF Chief In September Christine Lagarde will resign from the International Monetary Fund on September 12 as she awaits final word on her nomination to the presidency of the European Central Bank, she announced Tuesday....
21:52, 07/16/2019

Theresa May rebuffs fresh calls to resign Prime minister has no plans to step down before getting Brexit deal passed, says No 10Theresa May has no intention of setting out a fresh timetable for her departure, Downing Street has signalled, with a spokesman insisting she is determined to “get ...
17:26, 05/08/2019

Jet Airways Shares Fall After CEO, Other Top Executives Resign Jet Airways share price today: The stock fell a day after the grounded airline said its chief executive officer Vinay Dube had resigned. On the Bombay Stock Exchange, Jet Airways shares opened at Rs......
18:13, 05/15/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov’t leaders resign over allegations COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants. Nine Cabinet an...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Sri Lanka Muslim gov't leaders resign over allegations Sri Lankan Muslim politicians holding top government positions have resigned, saying they want to enable the government to investigate allegations against some of them on links to Islamic extremist militants....
17:39, 06/03/2019

Hirono calls Barr a liar and says he should resign Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono told Attorney General William Barr to his face Wednesday that he should resign and accused the nation's top law enforcement official of lying to Congress....
09:52, 05/02/2019

Uber parties for IPO were so wild an employee had to resign Hopefully Uber drivers on duty skipped these alcohol-fueled company parties. In-house bashes on the day the company went public reportedly got so out-of-hand that one was shut down and another employee was forced to resign after a drunken outburst, a...
17:39, 05/18/2019

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea deal that let Jeffrey Epstein escape prison time for allegedly molesting dozens of teenage girls. (July ...
22:26, 07/09/2019

The Latest: Tennessee House speaker signals he won’t resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the scandals involving Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Embattled Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada is not immediately heeding calls to resign his leadership post in the face of ...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Russian Journalists Resign After Colleagues Fired in Media Row Nearly a dozen journalists at one of Russia’s most respected newspapers resigned over the firing of two colleagues, highlighting shrinking press freedoms and the stifling of discussion about the country’s political future....
04:26, 05/21/2019

Gillibrand on calling for Al Franken to resign: 'I was not going to remain silent' Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand defended her call in 2017 for former Minnesota Senator Al Franken to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations, saying during a Fox News Town Hall Sunday she chose not to “remain silent” on the iss...
15:39, 06/03/2019

With Honduras in crisis, calls grow for president to resign Thousands of Hondurans are taking to the streets, calling for President Juan Orlando Hernandez to step down. They are tired of his authoritarian tendencies and austerity measures, and widespread corruption....
01:00, 06/25/2019

British PM Theresa May to resign next month over Brexit gridlock British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday she will resign next month, following three years of failing to solidify a deal to leave the European Union....
13:00, 05/24/2019

Theresa May must resign or be forced out, says Iain Duncan Smith Former Tory leader calls May ‘caretaker prime minister’ after dismal council election resultsTheresa May must either resign as prime minister or her party should force her out, the former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has said.Describing May ...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Time to resign? UK PM May's final Brexit gambit bombs British Prime Minister Theresa May was under growing pressure to resign on Wednesday after her final Brexit gambit was rejected across the board by lawmakers and even criticized by some of her own ministers....
19:52, 05/22/2019

Theresa May under pressure to resign after Brexit compromise shot down British Prime Minister Theresa May was under pressure Wednesday to scrap a planned vote on her Brexit blueprint - and to resign - after her attempt at compromise got the thumbs-down from both her own Conservative Party and opposition lawmakers....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to resign – as it happened Rosenstein, who appointed Robert Mueller to the Russia investigation, to step down on 11 MaySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.34am BST 1.25am BST The Daily Beast is reporting that far-right conspiracy troll Jacob Wohl and lobbyi...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Kemp calls for indicted insurance commissioner to resign ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp is calling for the resignation of Georgia’s insurance commissioner after he was indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering that stem from alleged crimes that preceded his election. ...
03:39, 05/16/2019

36 UP Congress Leaders Resign As Election Fallout Spreads As many as 36 office-bearers of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee resigned from their posts on Saturday continuing the spate of resignations in the party following its Lok Sabha election debacle....
23:52, 06/29/2019

Thousands of Czechs call on justice minister to resign PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague again to demand the resignation of the new justice minister. The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide whether to indict Prime ...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions still remain about the unprecedented announcement sparked by weeks of an ongoing political scandal ...
10:26, 05/22/2019

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story MOSCOW – A senior editor and 10 journalists at Russian daily newspaper Kommersant said on Monday they were resigning to protest against the firing of two colleagues over an article about a possible reshuffle of President Vladimir Putin’s close ...
23:13, 05/20/2019

Democrats call for labor chief to resign over Epstein deal U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign amid renewed concerns over the way the former federal prosecutor handled a decade-old sex abuse case against wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
19:13, 07/09/2019

Jharkhand Congress Chief Becomes 4th State Party President To Resign Taking responsibility of the party's debacle in the recently held Lok Sabha elections, Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Ajoy Kumar Monday resigned from his post....
21:13, 05/27/2019

Time To Fix Accountability; Sack Not Resign: Congress' Pramod Tiwari All those who are responsible should give their resignation and Rahul Gandhi should remain as the party president, said Congress leader Pramod Tiwari....
17:26, 05/28/2019

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
02:39, 06/04/2019

Portugal PM threatens to resign if parliament passes teachers pay hike Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa threatened to resign on Friday after his leftist allies abandoned the government in a parliamentary vote that could undermine efforts to balance the budget by raising teachers' salaries retroactively....
20:39, 05/03/2019

Jersey Shore fire chiefs too unqualified to keep positions, resign The ax got brought down Monday in Sea Isle City, New Jersey, on some of the local fire department’s top brass — who reportedly “lacked the proper certifications for incident command” and were too unqualified to keep their posi...
10:52, 07/09/2019

Women’s groups want admitted harasser Barry Grodenchik to resign Women’s groups and their supporters are calling for Queens legislator Barry Grodenchik’s head, saying the City Council didn’t go far enough in punishing their fellow member for giving a staffer so many hugs and kisses that she skipp...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Will Resign As Legislator, Says Suspended Congress Leader Roshan Baig In more trouble for the coalition government in Karnataka hit by a flurry of resignations by legislators, disgruntled Congress leader R Roshan Baig, who was suspended last month for his "anti-party"......
04:00, 07/09/2019

Thousands of Czechs demand premier, justice minister resign PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs have rallied to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis and his new justice minister as protests are intensifying across the country. The protesters gathered in several hundred towns Tuesday, a week aft...
21:13, 06/11/2019

Moldova caretaker govt to resign but demands an early vote A caretaker Democratic Party-led government in Moldova says it will resign in order to end a power struggle that has heightened political tensions in the impoverished ex-Soviet republic....
19:13, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong expects more rallies demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam suspended an unpopular extradition bill and refused to apologize for promoting it....
06:13, 06/16/2019

Thousands of Czech protesters demand justice minister resign PRAGUE (AP) — Tens of thousands Czechs are rallying in Prague as the protests demanding the resignation of the new justice minister intensify. The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide...
21:13, 05/21/2019

Top Puerto Rican officials resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat that used profanities to describe an ex-New York City official and a federal control board...
06:00, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters march demanding leader resign Chief Executive Carrie Lam has apologized for her handling of the contentious extradition bill after protesters called for her resignation. The city's leader has put the plans on hold, but won't withdraw them completely....
17:52, 06/16/2019

Israelis call for education minister to resign over gay conversion remarks Hundreds protest in Tel Aviv after Rafi Peretz says gay conversion ‘therapy’ worksHundreds of demonstrators have called on Israel’s new education minister to resign after the far-right politician said he supported gay conversion “therapy” and had eve...
14:39, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong protesters begin rally demanding leader resign Protesters in Hong Kong are demanding the city's leader step down and completely withdraw an extradition bill. Chief Executive Carrie Lam has only suspended the bill and refused to apologize for promoting it....
10:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes Amid Mounting Pressure to Resign Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam issued a public apology Tuesday amid a spiraling political crisis, stopping far short of demands from demonstrators that she completely cancel a controversial extradition bill, exonerate protesters and resign from her post...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimillionaire financier to spend a little more than a year in jail on sex crime charges. “@SecretaryAcost...
15:13, 07/09/2019

Senator Warren asks former FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren urged former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to immediately step down from Pfizer Inc's board, three months after his departure from the health regulator....
23:39, 07/02/2019

Tennessee House speaker to resign over text scandal after 'no confidence' vote A prominent Tennessee lawmaker has agreed to step down amid controversy involving texts between him and a former aide, which prompted a vote of "no confidence" from his own party....
22:26, 05/21/2019

Merkel's heir apparent denies pressuring German chancellor to resign The presumptive heir to Angela Merkel denied a report on Friday that she had pressured the German chancellor to step down after an election later this month for the European Parliament in which their conservative party is set to lose ground....
00:26, 05/18/2019

Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat....
11:13, 07/14/2019

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida case — and said President Trump should give him the boot if he refuses to step down. “I am calling ...
18:39, 07/09/2019

House Speaker Pelosi calls for Acosta to resign over Epstein deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for President Donald Trump's Labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges involving wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
15:00, 07/09/2019

Congress Worker Threatens Suicide Over Rahul Gandhi's Decision To Resign A Congress worker threatened to commit suicide by trying to hang himself from a tree outside the party's headquarters in Delhi if Rahul Gandhi does not take back his resignation as party president....
19:26, 07/02/2019

NRA Board member calls on CEO LaPierre to resign amid spending allegations Former congressman and National Rifle Association board member retired Lt. Col. Allen West called on the gun rights group to replace longtime CEO Wayne LaPierre amid allegations of lavish spending and financial mismanagement....
01:26, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would not be reintroduced, according to a report....
01:13, 06/21/2019

Adam Schiff encourages intelligence leaders to consider 'the example of Secretary Mattis' and resign House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff predicts two top officials will resist President Trump's move to declassify intelligence related to the Russia investigation....
03:52, 05/28/2019

"Act Or Resign": Upendra Kushwaha Attacks Nitish Kumar Over Child Deaths Former Union Minister and RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha today said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is responsible for the deaths of children due to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur and demanded his resignation....
22:39, 06/23/2019

Chicago police call for state's attorney to resign in Smollett controversy Protesting Chicago police officers on Monday called for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to resign after her office dropped felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett last week related to allegations that he staged a phony hate crime....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Germany's von der Leyen to resign as defense minister regardless of European Parliament vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Monday she would step down as German defense minister regardless of the outcome of the European Parliament's Tuesday vote....
18:00, 07/15/2019

Theresa May Will Resign as British Prime Minister After Failing to Deliver Brexit Theresa May will resign as leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on June 7, she announced on the steps of 10 Downing Street on Friday morning. She will remain Prime Minister until a new leader is chosen by her party, in a contest which ...
12:52, 05/24/2019

Massive Protest in Prague Calls for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to Resign (PRAGUE) — The biggest anti-government protest in Prague since the 1989 pro-democratic Velvet Revolution is underway as Czechs urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign. Protesters came to the capital from all corners of the Czech Republic to ...
23:26, 06/23/2019

William Barr defiant amid calls to resign over his handling of Mueller report A letter from Robert Mueller expressed concern that the attorney general’s summary did not reflect ‘the nature of this office’s work’The US attorney general, William Barr, has defended his handling of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as De...
03:00, 05/02/2019

After Court Setback, Puducherry Chief Minister Asks Kiran Bedi To Resign A day after the Madras High Court held that Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi "cannot interfere" in the day-to-day affairs of the Union Territory's government, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy......
21:13, 05/01/2019

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
05:52, 07/17/2019

Warren calls on ex-FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board, says it 'smacks of corruption' "This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption, and makes the American people rightly cynical and distrustful," Warren said in a July 1 letter to Gottlieb....
17:52, 07/02/2019

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that ensnares governor Two of Puerto Rico's top government officials resigned on Saturday following the publication of a bombshell group chat in which Governor Ricardo Rossello and his closest allies exchanged controversial messages that have led to widespread calls for Ro...
04:39, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong Activist Walks Free, Calls On Pro-Beijing Leader To Resign Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong called on the city's pro-Beijing leader Carrie Lam to resign after he walked free from prison on Monday, as historic anti-government protests rocked the city....
05:52, 06/17/2019

Tillis defends Acosta from calls to resign amid Epstein scandal: 'Has been a great secretary' Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., said the effort to remove Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta from office is a political ploy and claimed he'd vote to confirm him again, even after learning all the current facts about the Jeffrey Epstein case. ...
23:52, 07/11/2019

Deadly biker crash in New Hampshire prompts motor-vehicle chief in Massachusetts to resign The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division resigned from her reported six-figure-salary gig Tuesday after her agency failed to terminate the commercial driving license of a man accused of colliding with a group of motorcyclists on a rural N...
16:52, 06/26/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May resists pressure to resign over tattered Brexit deal Amid a feverish mood as rumors and plots swirled through Parliament, Conservative lawmakers set up a showdown meeting with Theresa May for Friday.        ...
00:52, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing extradition to China....
12:39, 06/17/2019

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló rejects calls to resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s embattled governor on Monday continued to reject calls for his resignation over a lengthy profane, vulgar and homophobic chat he participated in with close advisors on an encrypted app -- and that was later leaked to investigative repor...
03:52, 07/16/2019

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
19:52, 07/09/2019

Baltimore mayor expected to resign Thursday amid FBI, state investigations into 'Healthy Holly' book Baltimore's embattled Mayor Catherine Pugh is expected to resign Thursday amid state and federal investigations into whether she used bulk sales of her self-published children's book to disguise kickbacks. ...
19:39, 05/02/2019

Front-runners Simonyte, Nauseda to meet in Lithuania presidential runoff, prime minister to resign Pre-election favorites Ingrida Simonyte and Gitanas Nauseda will face off in the second round of Lithuania's presidential election, as Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis conceded defeat in Sunday's vote and said he would resign his post....
02:13, 05/13/2019

Pelosi, Schumer Call on Secretary Acosta to Resign for His ‘Unconscionable’ Role in Jeffrey Epstein Scandal The two leading Democrats in Congress are calling on President Trump’s Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign over his role in billionaire Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-trafficking scandal. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted her call for Ac...
18:26, 07/09/2019

Joe Pavelski Sparks the Sharks, Whether He’s on the Ice or Not After a terrifying crash to the ice in San Jose’s first-round playoff win, Pavelski needed staples to close a gash in his head and missed six games. His return has lifted the Sharks, and raised concern about brain trauma....
02:52, 05/15/2019

Cyprus serial killer case forces justice minister to resign amid uproar over handling by police The unprecedented spate of killings by a suspected serial killer on Cyprus that spurred uproar over how police handled the disappearances of foreign women has inflicted another causality: the country's justice minister’s job....
22:39, 05/02/2019

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70 on Friday night. Derek Fisher, who was named coach of t...
11:00, 06/01/2019

SSE sparks merger talks over £1bn retail arm SSE, one of Britain's biggest gas and electricity suppliers, is scrambling to find a buyer or merger partner for its £1bn retail‎ division months after scrapping a tie-up with rival Npower....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State advanced into Sunday's championship game of the Stanford Regional with a 7-2 victory over the top-seeded Cardinal on Satu...
08:26, 06/02/2019

Sparks fly as Co-op Energy‎ weighs sale The mutual behind the Co-op Energy‎ brand is exploring a sale of parts of its domestic power supply business as reforms to the market prompt a growing squeeze on profits....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Kawhi's playoff-best 45 sparks Raptors in Game 1 Kawhi Leonard lit up the 76ers for a career playoff-high 45 points to carry the Raptors to a 108-95 Game 1 victory in the Eastern Conference semifinals....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68 PHOENIX (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night. Chin...
08:39, 06/15/2019

Gio Reyna sparks US U17s to 3-2 CONCACAF win over Canada BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gio Reyna, a son of former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna, sparked a comeback from a two-goal deficit with an assist, then converted a free kick to put the Americans ahead in their 3-2 victory over Canada on Thursday ...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Mitchell has 22 points, Mercury top Sparks 82-72 to end skid PHOENIX (AP) — Leilani Mitchell scored 22 points in her first start of the season and the Phoenix Mercury handed the Los Angeles Sparks their fourth-straight loss with an 82-72 victory Sunday. Briann January and DeWanna Bonner scored 15 points each, ...
08:26, 06/24/2019

Facebook Penalty Sparks Partisan Wrangling Federal Trade commissioners will appear at a House hearing as they complete a settlement with Facebook over privacy violations, in a session likely to see sparring over who is better positioned to police Big Tech....
04:52, 05/08/2019

Ogwumike, Gray lead Sparks to 98-81 win over Mystics Nneka Ogwumike had a season-high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Chelsea Gray had her first career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 98-81       ...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Ilsinho sparks Union comeback in 3-2 win over Red Bulls CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday night. The Union (9-4-4) trailed by two goals when Il...
06:26, 06/09/2019

More Than 400 Infected As HIV Outbreak Sparks Panic In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
05:26, 05/17/2019

Helmetless Krug sparks Bruins with huge hit After tangling with Blues forward David Perron in the third period, Bruins defenseman Torey Krug lost his helmet and skated the length of the ice to deliver a huge hit on St. Louis rookie Robert Thomas in Boston's Game 1 win Monday night....
08:00, 05/28/2019

Killing of desert elephant sparks uproar in Namibia The killing of a 50-year alpha elephant bull in Namibia has caused an uproar in the southern African nation, with conservation and tourism groups accusing the government of authorizing the hunt for the animal without proper cause....
02:13, 07/03/2019

Man with apparent rifle sparks chaos on Bronx bus: cops A man holding what was believed to be a rifle caused panic on a Bronx bus, injuring a 77-year-old woman, police said Sunday. The gunman boarded the back of a Bx15 bus just before 10 p.m. Saturday on 3rd Avenue and Tremont Avenue, cops said. The suspe...
19:13, 06/23/2019

Storm beat Sparks 84-62 in coach Hughes’ return EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Seattle beat the Los Angeles Sparks 84-62 on Friday night in Storm coach Dan Hughes’ season debut. The 64-year-old coach shared his cancer diagnosis b...
08:52, 06/22/2019

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
18:39, 07/15/2019

Nicholas Sparks' 3 craziest plot twists Nicholas Sparks films tend to have crazy endings. Pegged to the release of 2015's "The Longest Ride," we rank the three wildest Sparksian plot twists.        ...
00:13, 06/21/2019

Deadly police car chase sparks anger in Argentina Protesters rallied against police brutality in Buenos Aires after three teenagers and one adult died during a police car chase. Police officers had allegedly opened fire at a car which then crashed into a truck....
09:39, 05/25/2019

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was responsible for the unpleasant smell....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Healthy dog euthanized for burial with owner, sparks debate RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Veterinarians and funeral homes in Virginia are rejecting the idea that pets should be buried with their owners after a recent case in which a healthy dog was euthanized so it could lie with her owner. WWBT-TV in ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York State into serving prison time for the rape and assault of the Central Park Jogger in 1989,...
19:52, 06/03/2019

BBC, Who Dis Woman? A Spoof of Meghan Markle Sparks Backlash Will the lampooning of Meghan Markle ever end? Likely no time soon, as a new satire show premiering on BBC Two indicates. The 3D-animation comedy show Tonight with Vladimir Putin premiered on Sunday night in Britain, with the Duchess of Sussex portra...
14:26, 06/25/2019

Sixteen bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Sixteen young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee when the champion will walk away with a......
04:13, 05/31/2019

Simpson sparks Oklahoma State past TCU 5-2 in Big 12 Tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Colin Simpson homered and knocked in two runs to help Oklahoma State defeat TCU 5-2 on Wednesday night in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. Parker Scott earned the win for third-seeded Oklahoma State (33-17). He gave u...
07:13, 05/23/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Mel Gibson casting in Rothchild comedy sparks outrage News of the film, set among the New York super-rich, attracts criticism in wake of the actor’s previous antisemitism controversiesA wave of condemnation has greeted the announcement of a new film starring Mel Gibson, in which the actor is due to play...
18:52, 05/14/2019

‘Radiological hazard warning’ sent in error sparks confusion ATLANTA (AP) — A “radiological hazard warning” popped up on phone screens, crawled across television stations and blared from radios across Georgia. But the ominous warning that caused alarm Thursday morning was only a test and was never ...
01:26, 06/21/2019

US talk of growing threat from Iran sparks worries of war International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond ....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Jonquel Jones leads balanced offense as Sun top Sparks UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 18 points, Alyssa Thomas had 11 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 89-77 on Thursday night. Jones gave Connecticut a 21-point lead with 3:22 left in th...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Fifty bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Fifty young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on the last day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday when the champion will walk away with a $50,000 prize....
13:13, 05/30/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with most of the shoe made from PVC, it might seem an odd ...
09:13, 07/13/2019

Parker has 18 points, 9 rebounds as Sparks beat Aces 86-74 Candace Parker had 18 points and nine rebounds, Riquna Williams scored 18 points in her first start of the season, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Las Vegas Aces 86-74       ...
11:52, 06/28/2019

WNBA favorite Aces top Sparks, 83-70, to start season A'ja Wilson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 83-70 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks        ...
04:39, 05/27/2019

Belgian king's meeting with far-right leader sparks controversy First such audience since 1936 comes after Vlaams Belang wins 18 seats in electionThe leader of Flanders’ far-right separatist party has had an audience with the king of Belgium for the first time in the modern political era.According to Belgian medi...
18:52, 05/29/2019

Zahui B scores 37 points, Liberty beat Sparks 98-92 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amanda Zahui B scored a career-high 37 points and the New York Liberty ended a 10-game road losing streak with a 98-92 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday night. Zahui B set career shooting marks, going 7 of 8 from 3-po...
07:39, 06/16/2019

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
07:13, 05/22/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of speech is at stake....
16:00, 05/03/2019

'Chevy or Ford' argument reportedly sparks Virginia shooting A Virginia man was arrested last week after he allegedly shot two people because he seemingly disagreed on a topic: which is better, a Chevy or a Ford?...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fears nothing will change just yet. Emily Sherwin reports from Kazakhstan....
09:00, 06/08/2019

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
17:26, 06/16/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Instagram Holocaust diary Eva.Stories sparks debate in Israel Jewish girl’s life is documented on social media to teach young people about WWII genocideAn Instagram account that recounts the real-life story of a Jewish girl murdered in a concentration camp, by imagining she had documented her days on a smartpho...
13:13, 05/08/2019

Biden's resurfaced admission he 'likes' Cheney sparks Dem backlash A resurfaced 2015 video showing former Vice President Joe Biden praising former Vice President Dick Cheney went viral online, sparking backlash from liberals....
04:39, 05/03/2019

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up....
04:39, 06/10/2019

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electric cars. China recently raised tariffs to 25% on rare earth exports to the U.S. and has threatened t...
19:13, 06/08/2019

Fernando Alonso caused a "few sparks" at Toyota WEC team - Leupen Toyota World Endurance Championship team director Rob Leupen admits working with two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso meant "a few sparks", but insisted he was a good fit for the team...
16:39, 07/05/2019

Drugs arrest of Pakistan politician sparks opposition fury Pakistan's main opposition party on Tuesday criticized as political the arrest on drugs charges of one of its senior provincial leaders who has been critical of Prime Minister Imran Khan....
20:26, 07/02/2019

| Tutankhamun sculpture's London auction sparks Egyptian outcry A 3 000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun - the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut - goes under the hammer this week in London despite an outcry from Cairo....
19:52, 07/01/2019

The market’s showing sparks of life with recent mergers, acquisitions While Main Street investors had some trepidation over their portfolios during the six-week-long pullback in the stock market, the pros see many positives. Sell-offs are a common corrective action, which is needed in order to move higher. The fact is,...
18:26, 06/16/2019

Tiny Virgin Mary statue sparks neighborhood dispute A Novi family says their homeowners association is discriminating against them because they're Catholic.        ...
05:26, 07/06/2019

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his...
07:39, 06/18/2019

CC Sabathia’s scare sparks Yankees’ downfall in ugly loss CLEVELAND — CC Sabathia’s second stab at a milestone victory was a lot like the first one and left him looking at a third try. Facing the team he broke into the majors with, the Yankees’ veteran lefty was the loser in an 8-4 defeat to the Indians on ...
02:39, 06/09/2019

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
00:00, 07/10/2019

'It would destroy it': new international airport for Machu Picchu sparks outrage Peruvian archaeologists decry new airport that would carry tourists directly to already fragile Inca citadelAmong the Inca archeological sites that abound in Peru, none draw nearly as many tourists as the famed of Machu Picchu. There were more than 1...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Killing of famous Namibia elephant sparks outrage among conservationists A 50-year-old elephant revered as an icon in Namibia was shot dead this week — sparking uproar from local conservation groups who claimed the animal was killed for no good reason. The male elephant, popularly known as Voortrekker, was a part of the r...
16:52, 07/03/2019

Charging electric unicycle sparks Greenwich Village fire It was one wheely bad fire. A two-alarm fire that broke out in a Greenwich Village building Wednesday was caused by an electric unicycle that was charging at the scene, officials revealed Thursday. The blaze broke out at 4:37 p.m on the fourth floor ...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Judge sparks outrage for no jail time in rape sentence New York court officials say a judge who stoked social media outrage for sentencing a former bus driver to probation in the rape a 14-year-old is getting "numerous vitriolic" phone calls....
00:52, 05/01/2019

2-Year-Old's Murder Over Rs 10,000 Sparks Outrage; Dogs Dragged Body On Sunday, stray dogs pulling at what appeared to be human body parts from a garbage dump alerted residents of a town near Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh to a horrific crime. The mutilated body of a......
09:52, 06/07/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
01:52, 06/08/2019

Trump tweet sparks concerns that the US may raise tariffs on Europe U.S. President Donald Trump has accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies, raising fears that Washington will carry out repeated threats to impose tariffs on goods from the European Union....
12:13, 07/04/2019

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
23:52, 06/06/2019

Navy captain’s death in custody sparks outrage in Venezuela Venezuela’s opposition is denouncing what it calls the murder of a navy captain who died in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of plotting to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro...
06:13, 06/30/2019

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Bo...
21:52, 06/06/2019

Netflix’s first Arabic original sparks backlash on home turf AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Netflix’s first Arabic original series has sparked a conservative backlash on its home turf of Jordan. In a Netflix statement, the show’s writer Bassel Ghandour had hailed the series “Jinn” as a “rea...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülheim has shocked Germany and sparked a debate about the age of criminal responsibility.Five boys – th...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accident on July 17, 2018, in Mendocino County before sp...
17:39, 06/07/2019

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school After leaks showed him banning an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded, the novelist apologises for any hurt causedRomance novelist Nicholas Sparks has apologised for “potentially hurt[ing] young people and members of the LGBTQ community”,...
15:52, 06/18/2019

Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Sparks Influx in GLAAD Donations Taylor Swift's new music is making people feel--and do--good! Hours after the music superstar dropped a fresh tune called "You Need to Calm Down," GLAAD has seen an influx in......
13:26, 06/15/2019

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Street and Post Avenue in Manhattan, an FDNY spokesma...
21:00, 07/04/2019

Robotics challenge sparks students’ passion for STEM careers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — More than 15,000 students from about 40 countries brought robots they’ve spent months building and fine-tuning to Louisville recently for a world championship designed to spark their interest in pursuing careers in fields...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Watch: Bear Tumbles Off Cliff After Stones Thrown At It; Sparks Outrage The bear had climbed a steep mountain ridge after being chased by the people from the nearby village, but fell into a stream after losing balance as people aimed stones at it....
13:26, 05/11/2019

Alleged rape in Germany sparks debate on lowering age of child criminality The alleged rape of a young woman suspected to have been carried out by boys as young as 12 has sparked a debate in Germany around lowering the age of criminal responsibility of young offenders....
19:52, 07/10/2019

Hilary Duff Sparks Controversy After Piercing 8-Month-Old Daughter's Ears Hilary Duff is coming under fire for piercing her 8-month-old daughter's ears. Eagle-eyed followers of the star noticed the small studs on Banks' ears in a recent photo shared by......
05:26, 07/04/2019

Nicki Minaj Sparks Pregnancy Rumor With Her Red Lobster Drink of Choice The Barbz are buzzing today! On last night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Nicki Minaj headed to Red Lobster for a dinner date with Jimmy Fallon. But......
19:26, 06/28/2019

Germany: Heidi Klum drag queen show sparks backlash Following the success of "RuPaul's Drag Race" in the US, Germany is poised to get its own drag queen competition show. But fans are unimpressed with the choice of host Heidi Klum, with thousands calling for her removal....
21:00, 07/01/2019

Group pushes Boston ‘straight pride’ parade, sparks backlash BOSTON — An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Boston’s parade scheduled fo...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Nicholas Sparks defends diversity record at school after emails leak Author of The Notebook and school’s co-founder says emails to former headmaster are ‘not news’ ahead of trial in AugustBestselling romantic novelist Nicholas Sparks has rejected claims that he fostered an anti-LGBT environment at a school that he co-...
22:39, 06/17/2019

MTA worker’s bathroom break sparks commuter chaos on five subway lines This made for a real crappy commute. A nasty clogged-up toilet and nature calling for a pair of MTA workers during Friday’s morning rush-hour snarled subway service on five different lines, according to the transit agency and a report. The double bat...
03:52, 05/18/2019

Poll surge for Nigel Farage sparks panic among the Tories and Labour Support for the Conservatives at the European elections slumps to 11%, less than a third of what the Brexit party is pollingSenior Tory and Labour politicians have issued frantic calls to their voters to back them in next week’s European elections af...
23:26, 05/11/2019

First IPO on China's Nasdaq-Style Tech Board Sparks a Small Frenzy China’s latest experiment with a Nasdaq-like listing venue for homegrown technology companies got a boost this week, after the first initial public offering of an electrical-equipment maker drew hordes of investors....
14:13, 06/26/2019

Daisy Ridley's Diamond Ring Sparks Tom Bateman Engagement Rumors The galaxy might be a little brighter because of the rock on Daisy Ridley's finger. Fans are speculating that the Star Wars actress is engaged to her Murder on the Orient Express......
03:00, 06/08/2019

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
00:00, 05/25/2019

| Nadal sparks sexism spat over Barty's Centre Court snub Spanish great Rafael Nadal has fired a parting shot at Ashleigh Barty, reminding the tennis world where Australia's world No 1 stands in the grand slam pecking order....
12:13, 07/09/2019

Tom Brady ranking sparks Kurt Warner-Chris Simms media war The NFL’s season of ridiculous takes is in full swing, and Chris Simms is leading the pack. Simms ranked Patriots quarterback Tom Brady — yes, six-time Super Bowl-winning Tom Brady, who won his most recent championship in February —...
22:13, 06/26/2019

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast.        ...
01:39, 05/31/2019

Serena sparks Roland-Garros fears as she out of Rome with knee injury "Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins this month."...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Fernández de Kirchner sparks renewed speculation with PJ National Council visit The presence of the Unidad Ciudadana leader, who has not officially declared her candidacy for this year's election in October, will spark renewed speculation over a presidential run....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William Barr’s controversial decision to launch a new inquiry into the origins of the FBI’s 2016 Russia inve...
07:26, 06/16/2019

Home Office advice on trafficked women from Nigeria sparks outrage Trafficked women can return to Africa ‘wealthy and held in high regard’, says guidanceHome Office officials have provoked outrage by stating that trafficked women from Nigeria can return to the country “wealthy from prostitution” and “held in high re...
16:00, 07/01/2019

Lit firecracker thrown into subway train sparks morning commute chaos Someone tossed a lit firecracker into an F train at 14th Street during the morning commute Friday, causing chaos when it exploded, according to riders and MTA officials. Twitter user @Amelia_Vogler tweeted that someone threw the “lit, explosive...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Trump's Threat To Deport "Millions Of Illegal Aliens" Sparks Firestorm Donald Trump's threat to begin deporting "millions of illegal aliens" next week triggered heated rhetoric Tuesday on both sides of America's political divide, with Democrats warning the US president......
04:52, 06/19/2019

Bill Cosby's post as 'America's Dad' on Father's Day sparks anger online Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby's Instagram post identifying himself as "America's Dad" in a Father's Day message touched off online reaction from admiration to outrage....
19:13, 06/17/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some personal finance shaming. The tweet mocked customers f...
01:26, 05/02/2019

Thousands protest against Maduro as Venezuela standoff sparks U.S.-Russia tension Thousands of marchers protested in Venezuela on Wednesday to try to force socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the political standoff in the OPEC-member nation....
23:39, 05/01/2019

Driver says she saw sparks fly from vape pen charger, triggering a fire that quickly destroyed her SUV (WDIV)   An Ohio woman says a vape pen charger sparked a fire that destroyed her SUV. It happened in Woodhaven, Michigan Thursday as Crystal Mounts and her five-year-old son sat in their parked car outside a restaurant. Mounts says when she took the ...
07:39, 06/29/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exploring his sexuality has led to a backlash from re...
13:39, 05/16/2019

‘Close to inconceivable': Trump’s Iran rhetoric sparks warning of Iraq war redux Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warned President Donald Trump on Wednesday to avoid plunging the United States into another Iraq-like war in the Middle East, demanding more information about vague warnings that Iran might be planning attacks on ...
10:26, 05/16/2019

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy ...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Arnaud Démare wins stage 10 of Giro after Ackermann crash sparks chaos Frenchman holds off Viviani and Selig in reduced sprint Points leader Ackermann hits tarmac close to finishArnaud Démare claimed his first win of 2019 with victory on stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia in Modena.The Frenchman held off the Italian national...
23:26, 05/21/2019

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
21:39, 06/13/2019

Long-lost love letter from soldier sparks nationwide search for owner A nationwide search is underway for a soldier who wrote an adorable love letter to his sweetheart after being forced to miss their date -- more than 65 years ago....
08:39, 05/22/2019

Trump's 'Salute to America' sparks heated debate over militarization of the Fourth of July President Trump's decision to showcase a wide array of military hardware at the capital's Fourth of July celebration has sparked a fierce dispute between those who argue he's militarizing a national holiday and those who applaud what they call a patr...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Ilhan Omar's tweet on Israel-Gaza violence sparks condemnation from Republicans Republicans were harsh to condemn freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who tweeted about this weekend’s violence in Israel, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Did USWNT players celebrate their goals with too much gusto? World Cup rout sparks debate. Some figures in the soccer world, and elsewhere, opined that the team should have tried to "tone down" their displays at some point, but others, such as Abby Wambach, strongly disagreed....
09:39, 06/12/2019

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LTBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
17:26, 06/13/2019

Jenelle Evans' Husband David Eason's Alleged Killing of Her Dog Sparks Investigation Authorities have gotten involved after Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans' husband David Eason allegedly intentionally shot and killed her dog, and he could face jail time if he is charged and......
08:00, 05/03/2019

Permafrost thaw sparks fear of mammoth ivory 'gold rush' in Russia Prospectors dig up remains of extinct animals for trade worth an estimated £40m a yearActivists and officials in northern Russia have warned of a “gold rush” for mammoth ivory as prospectors dig up tusks and other woolly mammoth remains that can net ...
13:39, 07/14/2019

Irina Shayk sparks Bradley Cooper breakup rumors, steps out without ring Irina Shayk is sparking rumors she and Bradley Cooper have broken up after stepping out without a ring thought to be from longtime boyfriend Bradley Cooper.        ...
13:13, 06/08/2019

Senator to Barr: 'You lied...You should resign' Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee grilled Attorney General William Barr over his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono said Barr hasn't been honest with Congress and called on him to ...
11:26, 05/02/2019

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
03:52, 05/21/2019

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
03:13, 05/24/2019

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe featuring a so-called "Betsy Ross" American flag....
14:52, 07/04/2019

Rooney Mara's Massive Diamond Ring Sparks Joaquin Phoenix Engagement Rumors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara might be taking a major step in their relationship! It looks like the 44-year-old Joker star and 34-year-old Girl With the Dragon Tattoo actress could be......
04:26, 05/29/2019

Drake sparks hundreds of fake eBay listings for Steph Curry's hair lint Aubrey Graham, better known to the world as Drake, is basically a human meme. He has this uncanny ability to make people on the internet want to turn anything he does into viral content. Drake also happens to be an ultimate troll. Last night, during....
02:00, 06/01/2019

Watch: South African goalie blunder sparks Germany rout at Women's World Cup South African goalie Andile DIamini had a brutal error against Germany, leading to an early goal during a group clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Monday in Montpellier, France....
09:13, 06/18/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expression....
17:39, 05/15/2019

Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher demands fair treatment for WNBA players Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher blasted the treatment of WNBA players as his team was waiting for a train at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport....
22:39, 06/10/2019

Nicholas Sparks, author of 'The Notebook,' apologizes for alleged ban on LGBT club at his Christian school Romance writer Nicholas Sparks issued an apology on Monday for remarks he made in 2013 opposing the formation of an LGBT club at his Christian school....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
22:13, 07/12/2019

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Harvard.        ...
18:13, 07/01/2019

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into the weekend....
02:39, 06/28/2019

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday...
19:52, 05/28/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook,......
12:26, 05/13/2019

Rep. Will Hurd disinvited to cybersecurity conference after voting record on women's issues sparks outrage Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex, will no longer be speaking at cyber security conference after critics expressed outrage over his voting record on women's issues. ...
03:52, 06/15/2019

Newly elected California lawmaker sparks criticism for appearing to invite only Christians to town hall A recently elected California lawmaker is the subject of criticism for appearing to only invite Christians to a town hall meeting, just days after being sworn into office. ...
23:26, 06/15/2019

Virgin Galactic deal sparks interest in an obscure investment vehicle with a spotty track record There's lots of excitement that tech superstar Chamath Palihapitiya's Social Capital Hedosophia is buying a 49% stake (roughly $800 million) in Virgin Galactic to do space flights....
02:13, 07/10/2019

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show MediaPunch/Diego Corredor via Associated Press The novelist Nicholas Sparks tried to shut down an LGBTQ club from being formed at the private prep school he co-founded, emails published by The Daily Beast on Thursday show. The former headmaster sued...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Treatment of Sarah Sanders still sparks hate mail, Red Hen co-owner admits year after Va. restaurant incident Nearly a year after kicking White House press secretary Sarah Sanders out of a Virginia restaurant, the co-owner of the business says she has endured months of criticism and harassment as a result....
14:26, 05/15/2019

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
22:13, 06/07/2019

Sick morgue photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala surfaces on Twitter, sparks outrage A sick photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala taken after his death in a plane crash surfaced on Twitter, sparking outrage and a U.K. police investigation....
04:26, 04/30/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) herself....
06:52, 05/09/2019

Kagoshima weather: Entire Japanese city of 600,000 people evacuated as nearly 40 inches of rain sparks landslide fears Japan has ordered the evacuation of almost the entire population of 600,000 people from Kagoshima City after heavy rains threatened landslides and other damage....
12:39, 07/03/2019

Cop who said he was sleepwalking during 2014 assault busted yet again An NYPD cop who claimed he was sleepwalking when he broke into a Bronx woman’s apartment and attacked her in 2014 was just busted again — this time in Baltimore for allegedly assaulting two police officers, sources tell The Post. Officer ...
02:26, 05/23/2019

Virginia Lt. Gov. lawyers ask for sex assault investigation RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax have sent letters to prosecutors in three states asking them to open a criminal investigation into sexual assault allegations against him. In copies of the letter obtained Wednesday by...
16:13, 06/13/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

French minister sparks outcry for hosting lavish taxpayer-funded dinner with lobsters, $500 bottle of wine: report A French minister has come under fire for a picture of him hosting a lavish dinner for friends and relatives at an upscale restaurant – all on the taxpayer dime....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Kevin Spacey questioned over UK sex assault allegations Scotland Yard detectives reportedly travelled to US to interview him under cautionThe actor Kevin Spacey has been questioned by Scotland Yard detectives about sex assault allegations in the UK.The officers travelled to the US to interview the Usual S...
17:52, 07/06/2019

Act drafted to combat military sexual assault WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martha McSally is continuing her push to combat military sexual assault. On Tuesday, May 15th she formally introduced legislation on the issue. The legislation focuses on improvements to the investigation and jud...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide....
10:39, 06/12/2019

Reports of sexual assault in the military spike WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says reports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members suggests the problem is vastly larger. The survey results found that more than 20,000 service members said the...
18:13, 05/02/2019

A$AP Rocky arrested in Sweden on suspicion of assault A$AP Rocky was arrested in Stockholm, Sweden in connection with a physical altercation that was caught on tape. In a video obtained by TMZ, the “L$D” rapper is filmed through what appears to be a shop window, milling around in a white hoodie. The vi...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. I...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Trump Steps Up Assault on China's Huawei The Trump administration escalated its battle against Huawei with a pair of actions that threatens to both cut the Chinese telecommunications giant off from American suppliers and ban it from doing business in the U.S....
11:26, 05/16/2019

Love & Hip Hop’s Remy Ma Arrested on Assault Charge in NYC Love & Hip Hop reality star Remy Ma is being shown no love by New York City prosecutors, who had her arrested Wednesday on charges she attacked her co-star Brittney Taylor last month....
18:52, 05/02/2019

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly has just been charged with 11 brand new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to the Chicago Tribune. These charges are, of course, separate from the 10 he incurred in February, to which he plead “not ...
23:52, 05/30/2019

Former USC gynecologist accused of sexual assault of 16 patients The former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 women at the student health centre....
09:13, 06/27/2019

Man Charged With Assault, Robbery, Resisting Arrest LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington man is in jail on robbery, assault and other charges following an incident on Georgetown Street. Authorities say 35-year-old Roger Lewis Jr. was arrested just before midnight Friday. Police allege that minu...
16:26, 05/26/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Prosecutors in Cook County, Ill., filed 11 new charges related to sexual assault against singer R. Kelly, who could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted, court documents revealed Thursday....
22:26, 05/30/2019

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic attack of a couple on a London bus.Melania Geymonat and her girlfriend, Chris, had been travelling on a ...
20:39, 06/08/2019

Teens wanted for robbery and assault in Manhattan Cops are on the hunt for four teens who allegedly robbed two people in Manhattan and attacked one of them, police said Friday. The teens are wanted for stealing a 48-year-old man’s cell phone in the Financial District on May 9 around 4:40 p.m. ...
19:26, 05/24/2019

Hindi Imposition Nothing But An Assault On States: Siddaramaiah Congress leader and ex-chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah Monday strongly opposed the three-language formula in the draft National Education Policy which has now been dropped, saying the......
15:52, 06/03/2019

Tennessee leader says he believes sex assault allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A key Republican leader who is next in line to take over the Tennessee House says he believes the women who have accused a Republican member of sexual misconduct. Speaker Pro Tem Bill Dunn said Wednesday it is the speaker̵...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Mario Batali is being charged with indecent assault Celebrity chef and disgraced talk show host Mario Batali is being charged in relation to accusations of sexually misconduct against him. Per NBC Boston, Batali—who has been accused of inappropriate behavior by a number of women, leading him to be fir...
06:13, 05/23/2019

Rammstein singer Til Lindemann under investigation for assault The heavy metal frontman is accused of beating a 54-year-old man from Hamburg in a hotel bar. Witnesses have said that the man was insulting him before the physical altercation began....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Former USC gynecologist pleads not guilty to sexual assault A former University of Southern California gynecologist accused by hundreds of patients of molestation and other misconduct over the past three decades pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting 16 students who were under his care...
13:26, 07/02/2019

A$AP Rocky Arrested for Gross Assault in Sweden UPDATE: Nearly 130,000 individuals, including prominent figures within the music industry, have signed a petition demanding the release of rapper A$AP Rocky from Swedish officials following his......
07:39, 07/10/2019

Trump Says He ‘Never Met’ Author Who Has Accused Him of Sexual Assault President Donald Trump said Friday that he “never met” a New York advice columnist and author who claims that he sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store in the 1990s. In a statement, Trump said ...
14:39, 06/22/2019

San Diego fraternity suspended over sex assault claims LA JOLLA, Calif. — A fraternity at the University of California, San Diego has been suspended over sexual assault allegations involving its members. The university and the national fraternity sent cease-and-desist orders to the Sigma Chi chapter last...
10:52, 06/05/2019

Lebanon speaker says U.S. sanctions are an assault on parliament New U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah officials, including two Lebanese lawmakers, amount to an assault on parliament and the country, Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Wednesday....
12:00, 07/10/2019

Trump: Woman who accused him of sexual assault not his type WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type.” The president said in an interview with...
03:52, 06/25/2019

Chiefs' Hill denies assault in new audio excerpt In a full version of an audio recording aired by a Kansas City radio station on Tuesday, Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard denying assaulting his fiancée, although Hill pleaded guilty to an assault and battery charge in 2015....
11:52, 07/10/2019

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax and his legal counsel sent letters to the Suff...
05:52, 06/13/2019

Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel Poland's foreign ministry says it has summoned Israel's ambassador to the country to explain why the Polish ambassador to Israel was assaulted and insulted on the streets of Tel Aviv....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Rammstein singer Till Lindemann under investigation for assault The heavy metal front man is accused of beating a 54-year-old man from Hamburg in a hotel bar. Witnesses have said that the man was insulting him before the physical altercation began....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and authorities say the doctor’s alleged serial sex offenses date back as far as the 1980s. Dr. Ernesto...
04:13, 05/22/2019

BJP's Akash Vijayvargiya Gets Notice From Party Over Assault On Official BJP legislator Akash Vijayvargiya, who thrashed a civic body official last week in Indore, has been issued a showcause notice today by his party's disciplinary committee. This comes days after Prime......
15:26, 07/04/2019

Australian woman stabs man with stiletto in drunken assault A brawling brunette celebrating her 21st birthday sent an innocent man to the hospital when she stabbed him in the head with her stiletto. Birthday girl Jazzmin Fry and her beau were on a boozy night out when they got into a fight with stranger Kyle ...
23:52, 05/09/2019

Suspect arrested for Queens push-in robbery and sex assault A man has been arrested for a recent Queens push-in robbery, where he and an accomplice allegedly held eight people hostage and sexually abused one of them, the NYPD announced Tuesday. Brandon Daniels, 24, of Brooklyn was arrested and charged with at...
13:52, 05/15/2019

Kamala Harris wants ban on importing AR-15-style assault weapons NASHUA, N.H. — Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. On Wednesday, the Democratic senator from California is set to detail her proposal to stop importing the weapons until ...
13:52, 05/15/2019

UFC fighter’s husband sentenced to probation after she accused him of assault Rachael Ostovich said she wanted to "move forward" and that her daughter needed "to have her father present in her life," while prosecutors had sought five years in prison for Arnold Berdon, also an MMA fighter....
12:39, 05/17/2019

'I believe the president': GOP stands by Trump on sexual assault allegation Republicans believe Donald Trump. They're not so sure about the woman.The president’s GOP allies in Congress are moving swiftly to dismiss new rape accusations against him, arguing journalist E. Jean Carroll is eager to promote her new book and that ...
00:26, 06/26/2019

How the messaging app ‘bthere’ became a sexual assault prevention tool For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. This story explores how the app bthere wants to combat and prevent ...
18:52, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can su...
05:39, 05/28/2019

Ellen DeGeneres Recounts Sex Assault By Her Stepfather As A Teen US talkshow queen Ellen DeGeneres has opened up to late night talk show host David Letterman about being sexually assaulted as a teen by her mother's then-husband....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Man charged with murder, assault for Appalachian Trail stabbings A Massachusetts man faces federal murder and assault charges in connection with a stabbing along the Appalachian Trail in Virginia that left one man dead and a woman injured....
07:52, 05/15/2019

Man convicted for attempting to sexually assault victim in home TUCSON – A jury has convicted Lewis William Parks of attempted sexual assault, aggravated assault, kidnapping and burglary. According to the Pima County Attorney’s Office, in April 2018, Parks broke into a home and attempted to sexually a...
19:13, 05/02/2019

The Latest: US Army Rangers recreate D-Day cliff assault U.S. Army Rangers are climbing the jagged cliffs of Normandy’s Pointe du Hoc to honor the men who scaled them 75 years ago in a valiant D-Day assault...
10:26, 06/05/2019

Hayne in court again in relation to alleged sexual assault NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — Rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has faced court after police laid a second charge in relation to the alleged aggravated sexual assault of a woman in September last year. The Australian Associated Press reported 31-year-old ...
08:52, 05/15/2019

Revealed: Assault, robbery and blackmail among crimes in parliament Crimes reported in parliament have soared by nearly 50% in the last two years, with offences including assault, robbery, blackmail and drug possession, Sky News can reveal....
01:00, 07/02/2019

Former Nebraska officer convicted of on-duty sexual assault LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska police officer accused of repeatedly forcing a mentally ill woman into sex while he was on the force has been convicted of sexual assault. Lancaster County District Court records say a jury found 56-year-old Gre...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Former Liverpool, Germany player Hamann charged with assault SYDNEY (AP) — Former English Premier League player and Germany international Dietmar Hamann has pleaded not guilty to assaulting a woman while on vacation in Sydney. The 45-year-old Hamann, who played for Liverpool from 1999 to 2006, is accused of pu...
10:00, 06/27/2019

Sexual assault survivors are using this sex education app to regain confidence For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. With female sexuality being a taboo topic, Ferly — an audio app tha...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob accused of assault in LA Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob faces a felony assault charge following his Halloween night arrest for allegedly attacking a former friend in Los Angeles        ...
21:39, 05/15/2019

Cops investigate possible sexual assault in Stuy Town A woman was choked unconscious and possibly sexually assaulted in an early Saturday attack downtown, police said. The victim, 20, was walking near Stuyvesant Town at about 5:15 a.m. when a man came up from behind. The attacker grabbed her and choked ...
20:13, 06/29/2019

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and battery....
18:26, 06/12/2019

Cardi B pleads not guilty to strip club assault The rapper is accused of ordering attacks on two bartenders, one of whom she accused of sleeping with her husbandCardi B has pleaded not guilty to assault following two altercations at a New York strip club in August 2018. The rapper, born Belcalis A...
18:52, 06/26/2019

Rapper Common alleges childhood sexual assault Oscar-winner says he recalled the traumatic memory while working with Laura Dern on the film The TaleCommon, the Oscar-winning rapper, actor and activist, has alleged that he was sexually abused as a child by a family friend.In his memoir Let Love Ha...
13:13, 05/08/2019

Woman sues over alleged sex assault by UCLA gynecologist LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a gynecologist who worked for the University of California, Los Angeles, has sued the university’s regents, the doctor and 20 other parties. The woman’s lawsuit says Dr. ...
20:52, 06/12/2019

Two Russian soccer internationals sentenced to jail for assault A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced two Russian international soccer players to prison terms for their involvement in assaults last year in a case that a top official said should serve as a lesson to other privileged athletes....
23:39, 05/08/2019

Former Clemson baseball player, brother charged in assault Police in South Carolina charged a former Clemson baseball player and his brother in connection with an assault that left a man in critical condition.        ...
20:13, 06/02/2019

Georgia kicks WR Holloman off team after assault allegation ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has dismissed junior receiver Jeremiah Holloman from the football team after university police investigated an allegation that he punched and choked his girlfriend. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of April ...
04:13, 06/22/2019

Former Seahawks quarterback Boykin indicted on assault charge Former Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback and TCU star Trevone Boykin was indicted Friday on a charge of aggravated assault causing serious bodily harm, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported....
23:39, 06/22/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 2018 from the same period two years before, according to a Pentagon survey released Thursday....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Tennessee woman accused of lying about jailer sex assault KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman is accused of lying about being sexually assaulted by a Sullivan County jailer last year. News outlets report 30-year-old Shauna Jones was arrested Wednesday and charged with false reporting. Jones was jailed for ...
16:00, 05/03/2019

North Carolina: Where ‘No’ Doesn’t Mean ‘No’ When It Comes to Rape and Sexual Assault In this era of #MeToo and laws forcing women to have their rapists’ babies, a North Carolina bill that would have made it illegal to continue having sex with someone who told them to stop failed to even make it out of committee for a vote in that sta...
07:00, 05/18/2019

YouGov survey ranking classic British food sparks outrage online as pork pies among least popular and sausage rolls not included A survey ranking Britain's favourite classic dishes has sparked outrage online after scotch eggs and pork pies were listed among the nation's least favourite foods....
02:39, 06/13/2019

President Trump Says Woman Who Accused Him of Sexual Assault Not His ‘Type’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type.” The president said in an interview wit...
11:39, 06/25/2019

Trump sexual assault allegation should be investigated, say Republican duo – live Senators Mitt Romney and Joni Ernst say ‘very serious allegation’ from E Jean Carroll should be ‘fully evaluated’ – follow the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.34pm BST Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort is ex...
18:52, 06/26/2019

Sexual Assault Cases Spike In US Military, Hit New Record: Pentagon The US Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say......
20:52, 05/02/2019

Sexual Assault In US Military Jumped 13 Per Cent In 2018: Report Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for tougher action against sexual assault in the US military Thursday after an annual Pentagon report said the number of assaults in 2018 had risen......
03:26, 05/03/2019

Man who set fatal Queens fire staged a sex assault to frame ex-boyfriend The man who torched a Queens home — killing himself and two others — was busted days earlier for staging a home-invasion sex attack that he hoped would get his ex-boyfriend arrested, police and law enforcement sources told The Post. David Abreu Nuñez...
00:26, 07/13/2019

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. For those keeping score at home, this is at least the second incident from the first half of 2018 whe...
02:26, 06/05/2019

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
03:13, 05/29/2019

Football coach Bob Higgins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assault Former Southampton and Peterborough coach convicted of offences against 23 boys‘The FA didn’t stop him’: long road to justice for victimsA former football coach who helped launch the careers of a string of household names has been found guilty of sex...
19:39, 05/23/2019

North Carolina Steps Toward Changing Sexual Assault Laws RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina can have a tough time proving a rape case if the victim is drunk. That’s because it is not illegal to have nonconsensual sex with someone who is incapacitated if the victim is responsible for b...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Gamer Hit Pregnant Partner While Playing, Assault Audio Was Livestreamed A gamer who inadvertently broadcast audio of himself striking his pregnant partner while playing the online video game Fortnite pleaded guilty to assault in a Sydney court Monday....
17:26, 07/08/2019

16 People Charged In Bangladesh After Girl Burned To Death After Assault Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh today with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burnt to death after reporting sexual harassment....
18:00, 05/29/2019

Harvey Weinstein hires two new attorneys ahead of sex assault trial Harvey Weinstein, the former Hollywood movie mogul, has hired two lawyers from a Chicago-based firm to join the legal team representing him in his September trial on rape and sexual assault charges, his representatives said on Thursday....
04:00, 06/28/2019

BJP's Diamond Harbour Candidate Alleges Assault By Trinamool Workers Nilanjan Roy, the BJP's Lok Sabha election candidate from Diamond Harbour in West Bengal, was attacked by a group of men as he headed out to campaign on Saturday. Mr Roy, who was on an open top car,......
05:00, 05/05/2019

Trump denies womans 90's sexual assault allegation US President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the mid-1990s made a "totally false accusation" against him and he denied knowing the woman. (June ...
03:13, 06/23/2019

Trump compares himself to Kavanaugh in latest sexual assault allegation “You can’t do that for the sake of publicity,” the president said of the accusations by E. Jean Carroll, a magazine writer and advice columnist who alleges in a new book that Trump attacked her in a dressing room at a department store in Manhattan in...
23:26, 06/22/2019

Tommy Robinson sued by Syrian schoolboy he accused of assault Jamal Hijazi brings libel action over EDL founder’s claim he attacked white schoolgirlsThe Syrian schoolboy who was filmed being attacked in a playground in Huddersfield is suing the far-right campaigner Tommy Robinson for accusing him of assaulting ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

38-Year-Old Dies During Police Checking In UP, Family Alleges Assault A 38-year-old man has died in western Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor town during a vehicle checking drive by the local police. The man's family alleges the police assaulted him during the checking and that......
19:52, 06/28/2019

McSally: 44% increase in sexual assault shows military commanders must do more Unit commanders need to be held responsible for making sure sexual assault cases are processed properly, Sen. Martha McSally said in response to a Pentagon report that found sexual assaults on active-duty women increased 44% in two years....
23:52, 05/02/2019

Woman sues boxer Adrien Broner over assault claim in bar CLEVELAND — An Ohio woman has sued former world champion boxer Adrien Broner, saying he sexually assaulted her at a Cleveland nightclub in June 2018. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cleveland by a 35-year-old woman says Broner pinned her on a couch and ...
11:26, 06/05/2019

Magistrate Records Statement In Woman Journalist Assault Case A woman journalist who has lodged a police complaint against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for allegedly harassing and assaulting her on Tuesday recorded her statements before a magistrate....
04:26, 07/17/2019

'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil’s rainforest protections being destroyed but vows ‘we can’t let that happen’Jair Bolsonaro is transforming Brazil into an “exterminator of the future”, the activist and politician Marina Silva has war...
09:13, 05/09/2019

Sexual assault epidemic has Pentagon, military leaders on the defensive SEXUAL ASSAULT SOARS: The Pentagon knew its latest report on sexual assault in the military was very bad news. After years of insisting it was making progress in curbing sexual assault and sexual harassment in the ranks, the department found its numb...
16:26, 05/03/2019

Colts knew LB Okereke faced sexual assault accusation Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard admitted Wednesday that he knew linebacker Bobby Okereke faced a sexual assault allegation in 2015 at Stanford when the team selected the linebacker in the third round of April's draft....
04:52, 06/06/2019

Top NYPD detective calls subway assault video ‘sickening’ New York City’s top detective on Wednesday called newly released video of a man being savagely beaten on a subway train “sickening,” as he revealed new details about the horrific attack. “What you heard was sickening. You heard people joking about th...
02:26, 05/23/2019

Japanese tourist, husband charged in Hawaii sex assault case A Japanese tourist and her husband lured another visitor from Japan to their Waikiki hotel room and sexually assaulted her, according to court documents....
22:26, 05/07/2019

Thai anti-military activist injured in street assault BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist opposed to the military’s role in politics says he was assaulted by a group of unknown men, in the latest in a series of such attacks. Sirawith Seritiwat says five or six men attacked him by surprise Sunday night ...
12:52, 06/03/2019

Claptrap voice actor accuses Gearbox CEO of assault, underpayment Enlarge / Claptrap, unsurprisingly, finds himself in trouble in a scene from the Borderlands series. The voice of Borderlands' Claptrap, David Eddings, is going public with allegations of abuse and underpayment against Gearbox and its CEO, Randy P...
22:52, 05/07/2019

‘She’s Not My Type’: Accused Again of Sexual Assault, Trump Resorts to Old Insult E. Jean Carroll, a columnist for Elle magazine, said in a CNN interview on Monday that she fought back when Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman fitting room....
08:13, 06/25/2019

Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall arrested on 29 counts of sexual assault Authorities in California arrested a former University of Southern California gynecologist and charged him with the sexual assault of 16 students, prosecutors said Wednesday....
18:52, 06/27/2019

G20 leaders urged to denounce Japan's 'cruel assault' on whales Environmentalists from around the world urged global leaders at the G20 summit on Friday not to "turn a blind eye" to what they called a "cruel assault on whales" planned by host Japan when it restarts commercial whaling next week....
02:00, 06/28/2019

Is India the frontline in big tech’s assault on democracy? | John Harris Social media such as WhatsApp may enable voters, but encrypted messaging polarises them and blocks public scrutinyIn 10 days’ time, two political dramas will reach their denouement, thanks to the votes of a combined total of about 1.3 billion people....
13:26, 05/13/2019

‘It’s Like the Wild West’: Sexual Assault Victims Struggle in K-12 Schools While college campuses have become the battleground for Title IX debates, the mishandling of sexual assault cases in primary and secondary schools receives less attention....
17:13, 05/11/2019

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: In a Boston courtroom today, Mario Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge that he allegedly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. He was released without bail and is not......
21:39, 05/24/2019

Uncle accused in girl’s death charged with sexual assault SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed new sexual assault charges against a Utah man accused in the death of his 5-year-old niece. Authorities say additional evidence from the state crime lab led to the counts of child rape and sodomy filed Wed...
02:39, 06/06/2019

"She's Not My Type": Trump Denies Sexual Assault Allegations By US Writer President Donald Trump on Monday said New York-based writer E. Jean Carroll was "totally lying" when she accused him of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago, adding that Carroll is "not......
07:00, 06/25/2019

Adam Lanza’s shrink pleads guilty to sex assault on patient The psychiatrist for Adam Lanza, the man who gunned down 26 people at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, has admitted sexually assaulting an 18-year-old girl whom he was also treating, according to a report. Paul Fox, 66, pleaded gui...
17:00, 06/02/2019

‘She’s not my type,’ Trump says of E. Jean Carroll, who accused him of sexual assault WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type.” The president said in an interview with...
19:39, 06/25/2019

Records shed new light on Sir Philip Green assault accusations PIMA COUNTY- New court records are shedding light on the accusations made against British billionaire businessman Sir Philip Green. Green is facing four misdemeanor counts of assault in Pima County. He’s accused of inappropriately touching a Pilates ...
10:26, 06/06/2019

"Drunk In Power": Priyanka Gandhi Hits Out At BJP After Assault Incidents Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday claimed some BJP leaders were "drunk on power" as they thrash government employees for doing their duty and asked if any action will be taken......
07:26, 07/08/2019

Mario Batali to face assault charge on groping accusation BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is set to appear in court on a criminal charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Boston Municipal Court on a charge of in...
08:13, 05/24/2019

NFL notebook: On audio, Chiefs' Hill heard denying assault In a full version of an audio recording aired by a Kansas City radio station on Tuesday, Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard denying assaulting his fiancee, although Hill pleaded guilty to an assault and battery charge in 2015....
11:52, 07/10/2019

Trump denies woman's sexual assault accusation: 'She's not my type' U.S. President Donald Trump denied a new accusation of sexual violence raised by a woman who said she had to fight him off more than 20 years ago in the dressing room of a high-end New York department store....
01:00, 06/26/2019

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targeted in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait......
05:52, 06/14/2019

Hero driver jumps out of car to stop sex assault, subdue attacker A sharp-eyed motorist is being hailed as a hero for risking his life to save a woman who was being sexually attacked along a New Jersey highway, according to reports. John Bishop, 54, was driving to his home in Burlington Township on Thursday afterno...
17:13, 06/11/2019

Journalist Files Complaint Against Salman Khan For Assault: Lawyer A television journalist from Mumbai has lodged a criminal complaint against Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his associates on charges of assault, threat, abuse and others, a lawyer said here on......
23:00, 06/25/2019

Idlib casualties mount as assault leaves aid efforts in the balance Increased airstrikes and shelling by Syrian regime claim lives of an estimated 40 civilians in 48 hours The recent escalation in the Syrian regime bombardment of Idlib has killed at least 10 more civilians.The deaths were reported on Wednesday, 24 ho...
18:52, 05/29/2019

Brock Turner’s rape victim writing memoir about her assault The woman sexually assaulted by a former Stanford University swimmer is writing a memoir about her harrowing experience. The nonfiction book “will reclaim the story of her sexual assault, expose the arduous nature of the legal system, and emerg...
20:39, 06/06/2019

‘I accused Donald Trump of sexual assault. Now I sleep with a loaded gun’ Advice columnist E Jean Carroll on what happened after she told her storyMiss Bingley greets you in the driveway to the house in upstate New York, surrounded by a tangle of knotted woodland. The Toyota Prius, named after the spiteful Caroline Bingley...
12:39, 07/13/2019

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
22:39, 06/09/2019

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Mario Batali pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.        ...
21:13, 05/24/2019

Justin Gimelstob says he will quit ATP player council after assault case American entered no contest plea to assaulting friend last yearFormer player had been at centre of argument over ATP’s futureJustin Gimelstob, who entered a no contest plea to a felony battery charge last week, says he is resigning his post as one of...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Stanford sexual assault survivor to publish book about her ordeal Publisher promises the as yet untitled work by ‘Emily Doe’ will reclaim her story and ‘change the way we talk about sexual assault forever’The anonymous Californian woman who was sexually assaulted by Stanford University student Brock Turner and whos...
14:13, 06/06/2019

Uber settles with UK women who accused driver of sexual assault Firm had contested allegations but has reached undisclosed out-of-court settlementsUber has reached out-of-court settlements with two women who alleged they were sexually assaulted by the same driver in what is believed to be the first case of its ki...
19:39, 06/27/2019

Prep school grad linked to sex assault released from jail CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate is set to be released from jail. Twenty-three-year-old Owen Labrie reported to Merrimack County’s jail just after Christmas, afte...
08:26, 06/24/2019

Why did the media downplay the latest sexual assault allegation against Trump? Lack of enthusiasm by top newspaper and TV outlets for the story after writer E Jean Carroll accused the president of sexually attacking her in the 1990s, left many observers rattledThe leader of the most powerful nation on Earth is accused by a prom...
20:00, 06/25/2019

Election deadline sparks fear moderates could be 'purged' from Labour Fears that moderate Labour MPs could be "purged" by Jeremy Corbyn supporters rose today with a former minister announcing that he will not be standing for re-election....
17:26, 06/25/2019

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
23:52, 05/19/2019

Fraternities suspended after document referencing 'rape attic' sparks protests at Swarthmore Dozens of students have been protesting Phi Psi fraternity after leaked documents revealed years of racist, homophobic and misogynist language.        ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.        ...
15:13, 06/18/2019

Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders home A pet cat who sparked a pricey rescue mission after getting trapped on a bridge in England for eventually got bored nearly a week later and walked home on her own....
03:26, 05/31/2019

Beyond Meat's home in the meat aisle sparks food fight In a bid to directly compete with ground beef and pork sausage, Beyond Meat Inc bills itself the world's first plant-based burger sold in the meat case of U.S. grocery stores....
19:13, 06/06/2019

NFL notebook: LT Williams reportedly wants out of D.C. Seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams wasn't present Tuesday for the start of the Washington Redskins' mandatory minicamp, and it was presumed he wanted a new contract....
04:52, 06/06/2019

Save Danny Williams Danny Williams, the conqueror of Mike Tyson, now desperately needs saving from himself, writes Matt Christie The post Save Danny Williams appeared first on Boxing News....
05:00, 07/10/2019

Why do so many men think they could win a point off Serena Williams? One in eight British men believe they could take a point off Serena Williams in a tennis match. Are they all delusional?She has a serve that once topped 128mph, has won 23 grand slam singles titles and is regarded by many to be the best female athlet...
20:26, 07/15/2019

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
11:39, 06/18/2019

'Idlib is a bargaining chip': civilians brace as Assad air assault escalates Renewed regime attacks have killed hundreds in the Syrian opposition’s last strongholdInstead of looking forward to the pre-dawn Ramadan meal of suhoor, Dr Firas al-Jundi was cradling his scared children and surveying the damage done to his home by S...
07:52, 05/23/2019

Biden condemns violent Antifa assault on conservative journalist Andy Ngo Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke out against the violent assault on journalist Andy Ngo. The Democratic presidential candidate “believes violence directed at anyone because of their political opinions is never acceptable, regardless of what thos...
23:39, 07/06/2019

NYPD release images of Stuy Town sexual assault suspect The suspect is seen in the photos and video near the scene of the crime wearing black pants and a blue button-down shirt. He's still at large, cops said....
17:52, 07/01/2019

Abortion activist accuses Biden of assault in viral encounter: 'I thought he was going to hit me' A left-wing activist has accused Joe Biden of attempting to physically assault her after an event in Iowa on Tuesday, alleging that the former vice president "leaned forward, raised his voice, tried to grab my arm with his free hand" and that "for a ...
00:26, 06/13/2019

Friends of Trump Sexual Assault Accuser Say She Told Them of Attack in 1990s (NEW YORK) — Two women have confirmed that the writer E. Jean Carroll told them in the 1990s that she’d been sexually assaulted by Donald Trump in the dressing room of a New York City department store.The women, both journalists who were ...
01:39, 06/28/2019

E. Jean Carroll's Friends Come Forward to Corroborate Trump Assault Claim Less than one week after columnist E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in the 1990s, the two previously unnamed women Carroll said she confided in immediately after the attack have also come forward to corroborat...
01:39, 06/28/2019

X-Men director Bryan Singer to pay $150G to settle sex assault claim: report An attorney for Hollywood director Bryan Singer announced Wednesday that the filmmaker will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy while partying on a yacht in 2003.   ...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Former tennis player Justin Gimelstob sentenced after pleading no contest to assault Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017.        ...
14:50, 04/28/2019